Saturday, May 11, 2013
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Here is our yearling lamb "Daisy"s fleece, so soft and beautiful! I couldn't wait to get my hands on it. Just last week we sent off the fleeces from last year and the year before, but this years will go off very soon, guess I better get to spinning!!!
|"Daisy"s fleece crimp|
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Angus came to us soon after we started the farm as a rescue with another who was very old. We never knew exactly how old they were, they came matted and starving. Our shearers thought they were a mix between an alpaca and llama but we never told him that because he thought he was an almighty llama! No more will he meet us at the gate in the morning or plunge his head into the grain bucket. No more will he give me his gentle kisses or let me give him a neck scratch. There will be a huge void in our hearts for our beloved gentle boy with the crystal blue eyes...
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Sunday, April 21, 2013
We started shearing day off with much humming and suspicion! They knew we were up to something. First we lured them down with grain, then we sealed their access to the hill...and then it was a hum fest!
Royal was quickly dealt with to avoid excess spitting and injury. He is very protective of his herd and can get very dangerous. He is done first and quickly turned out...
Monday, April 15, 2013
Sunday, April 14, 2013
After long consideration, 3 separate lists suggestions, going back and forth with the family, we have chosen..............."Honey"! The name was just so perfect the first time I saw it for two reasons, it was our late dog "Amy"s nickname and I am a beekeeper! Her color will change to be like cream honey as well. We are in love with this little soul! She spent part of her day in the greenhouse eating the chickens hay and here she is joining us on a break from farm chores. I am so happy we decided to have her join our farm family!
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Friday, April 5, 2013
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Here is a different shade of Angora that I bought a long time ago and have had it stashed. It has shades of gray with white swirled into it. So off to do something different. Hoping for some creative inspiration to do it justice!